[NTG-context] Specifying font style variant with \definefontfamily

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 22:59:34 CEST 2016


> Pavneet Arora <mailto:pavneet_arora at waroc.com>
> 9. Juni 2016 um 22:37
> I'm still a bit at a loss on how one goes about correctly specifying the
> variants in \definefontfamily using the default form given in the wiki.
> Usually adding "* Light", etc. is sufficient (see commented line using
> Junction font).
>
> (As an aside, is it also possible to combine \sc\bf? I haven't been
> able to figure that out).
>
> My application is using the (free) Andada font family, and I need to
> point the smallcaps style to the correct font
> (https://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/andada).
>
> In the following MWE I tried the following without success:
>
> 1. [sc=* SC Regular]
> 2. [sc=Andada SC Regular]
> 3. [sc=* SC-Regular]
> 4. [sc=Andada SC-Regular]
>
> All give the following (or similar) error to stdout:
>
> ...ext/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/mkiv/font-sel.lua:121: 
> attempt to index local 'file' (a nil value)
> stack traceback:
> ...ext/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/mkiv/font-sel.lua:121: in 
> function 'selectfont_savefile'
> ...ext/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/mkiv/font-sel.lua:151: in 
> function <...ext/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/mkiv/font-sel.lua:142>
> ...ext/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/mkiv/font-sel.lua:526: in 
> function 'registerfiles'
> ...ext/tex/texmf-context/tex/context/base/mkiv/font-sel.lua:567: in 
> function 'action1'
> [string "local function scan1()..."]:55: in function <[string "local 
> function scan1()..."]:42>
>
> 1 \definefontfamily[mainface][rm][Latin Modern]
> 2 >> \definefontfamily[mainface][rm][Andada][sc=Andada SC Regular]
>
>
> I end up finally settling on the form using the explicit file:
> [sc=file:AndadaSC-Regular.otf], which does work.
>
> But I really would like to understand how the first form as given in the
> wiki should be used properly? What patterns should I be looking for?
There was a bug in the code but I fixed it.

Wolfgang
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